CMT's Programming Highlights December 8-14, 2008
VH1 STORYTELLERS: KID ROCK - CMT PREMIERE!
This one-hour show, which premiered on VH1 on November 27, treats fans to a unique experience as Kid Rock performs songs off of his latest double platinum-selling album, Rock 'N Roll Jesus, (Atlantic Records) in addition to past hits, backed by his Twisted Brown Trucker Band. Following in "Storytellers" format, viewers will gain unprecedented insight into Kid Rock’s personal songwriting process as they get a unique opportunity to hear him share his inspiration and the stories behind such songs as “Batwitaba,” “All Summer Long” and “Amen.” Premieres on CMT Monday, December 8 at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT
TOP 20 COUNDTOWN: MUSIC CITY MADNESS - PREMIERE!
Madness is in the house as Lance Smith hosts a madcap recap of CMT's national talent search, MUSIC CITY MADNESS, for the best unsigned country artist in America. Premieres Friday, December 12 at 1:00 p.m., ET/PT
THE 12 DAYS OF REDNECK CHRISTMAS - PREMIERE!
After documenting redneck couples' outrageous journeys down the aisle, host Tom Arnold finds families with equally as unique holiday traditions in the special, THE 12 DAYS OF REDNECK CHRISTMAS. The Griswolds have nothing on these redneck families with their over-the-top decorations and wacky holiday traditions. Premieres Friday, December 12 at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT
CMT FILMS: RIDE OF THEIR LIVES - PREMIERE!
The story behind NASCAR is presented in first-person accounts by the people who lived it in the new film RIDE OF THEIR LIVES, produced by CMT FILMS and NASCAR Media Group. Narrated by Kevin Costner, the film includes new, exclusive interviews with famed NASCAR personalities Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Jeff Gordon, Bobby Allison and Darrell Waltrip, and tells the story of how family dynamics weaved a thread through a half-century of racing. In RIDE OF THEIR LIVES, the history and heroes of NASCAR are brought to life through the men and women who lived the dream. They tell NASCAR’s history which is a story of family bonds and personal struggles, rebellion and teamwork. Premieres Saturday, December 13 at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT
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